Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails


Day Hike - Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

Strenuous hike to Mason Lake with a side trip up to Little Bandera adding 700 feet of gain if the weather is good.

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  • Moderate/Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 7.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,200 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,200 ft
  • Pace: 2.0

meet at Ira Spring Trailhead at 8 am.

Could be somewhat wet trail conditions given rain forecast for week prior to the hike.  Suggest sturdy boots and hiking poles.


Ira Spring & Putrid Pete's Peak Trails

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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